World Book Club

World Book Club

World Book Club invites the globe's great authors to discuss their best known novel. This monthly programme, presented by Harriett Gilbert, includes questions from World Service listeners.

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Coming up

Coming up

In March Nuruddin Farah will be discussing Maps on World Book Club in Cape Town.

The first novel in Nuruddin Farah’s acclaimed Blood in the Sun trilogy, Maps tells the story of Askar, a young man coming of age in the turmoil of modern Africa.

We need questions to be sent in for him from all over the world and if you will be in Cape Town on 11th March please be in our audience. Contact us at worldbookclub@bbc.co.uk.

You can also send your questions in via WhatsApp on : + 44 75 25 14 27 34

(Picture: Nuruddin Farah. Credit: Jeffrey Wilson.)

Also in Cape Town

Also in Cape Town

Malaysian writer Tan Twan Eng will be talking about his novel The Garden of Evening Mists.

We need questions to be sent in for Tan Twan Eng from all over the world and if you are in Cape Town please be in our audience for the recording.

Contact us at worldbookclub@bbc.co.uk.

You can also send your questions in via WhatsApp on : + 44 75 25 14 27 34

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